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National Railway Museum

£120 - £161 pp
Up to 500
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The National Railway Museum in York is an impressive and spacious wedding venue with great decor that will ensure you start your marriage on the right track!
Pricing & Costs

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We provide a per person package that meets all of your needs, with a choice of wedding breakfast, beverages and entertainment included. ...
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
05:00 PM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM
Late Night Extension


Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-House Wedding Coordinator
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
The National Railway Museum is one of York’s most unique settings. Whether you’re planning a large, lavish celebration or a bespoke intimate affair the museum offers a regal and striking backdrop for your big day. Having been awarded 'Wedding Venue of the Year' by the Visit York Tourism Awards in 2018 and Highly Commended for City Venue at The National Wedding Awards 2019, you and your guests can enjoy some of the most iconic collection items on display highlighting the golden age of railway travel and history. Our renowned Station Hall with its outstanding Royal Platforms, showcasing the original fleet of Royal carriages, is the perfect setting for the most romantic of ceremonies. Following your ceremony your party can enjoy the most exquisite food prepared by our dedicated, award-winning chefs on our impressive central platform with its striking Edwardian carriage backdrop. Able to accommodate intimate occasions for 12 or the grandest of celebrations for up to 500 guests, the museum transforms following your wedding breakfast to provide the classiest setting for your evening entertainment to unfold. The museum is home to over 300 years’ worth of rail history and has over a million objects on display throughout, so whether you are a fan of the golden age of locomotion, or simply want a stunning venue with a difference for your special day, please get in touch with our dedicated Wedding Team who are happy to make your special day a reality.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Catherine Smith
We can not wait to create your special day with you. Don't be shy, please do pop in to explore our fantastic event space, meet with our award-winning team and discuss plans for your special day over a cup of tea.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 30 and 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Mr & Mrs Ridgway
Married in June 2019
June 2019
Saturday exceeded our wildest dreams!
Hi Hannah We just wanted to say that Saturday exceeded our wildest dreams! It was amazing! The food was exceptional, the venue was beautifully presented and everything ...
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Louise & Nick
Married in April 2019
June 2019
We both wanted to say thank you to you & the team
I know you asked for feedback from us about the wedding and the lead up. We both wanted to say thank you to you and the team. The day ran seamlessly and we really appreci...
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Roberta & Morgan
Married in September 2018
May 2019
The wedding was wonderful
Thanks for your email. We’re just back from Japan today. The wedding was wonderful. Everything ran really smoothly and your coordination during the planning and the day w...
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Anne & JP
Married in July 2018
May 2019
A note of thanks...
I just wanted to send you a note of thanks for Saturday - it went well in the circumstances (thinking of chairs in particular)! The hall looked great with all the lights ...
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Olga & Tim
Married in April 2018
May 2019
Thanks again!
Thanks again for all of you and your teams work. If you need a reference just let us know. Everyone who was there has had nothing but positive words about the ceremony, p...
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Katie & Sam
Married in March 2018
May 2019
It was wonderful!
Hannah and Sophie did a fantastic job of helping us plan each moment of the day (despite an 8-hour time difference to Canada!) and were very accommodating with our reques...
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Location & Contact Details


Leeman Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO26 4XJ, England

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Leeds Bradford

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